Wild Light

by Mark Weinrich

We can calculate
the night breaking,
but never
the wild
and reckless moments
of morning’s

In the cages
of our time
we must open up
and leap into
the freedom
of this dazzling

Mark Weinrich is a cancer survivor, a retired pastor, gardener, hiker, and musician. He has had over 420 poems, articles, and short stories published in numerous publications. He has sold eight children’s books and currently has two fantasy novels on Kindle. Sabiyha Prince is an anthropologist, artist, and author based in Washington, DC.  Her books and essays explore urban change and African American culture, and her paintings and photo collages grapple with memory, identity, kinship and inequality.